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Ancient Arctic people may have known how to spin yarn long before Vikings arrived

New research is upending old assumptions about what the ancestors of today’s Inuit learned from Viking settlers. Techniques researchers have developed show that ancient Dorset and Thule people knew how to spin yarn centuries before the Norse were thought to have taught them, changing the way archeologists think about Arctic history. “There’s a lot we don’t know,” said Michele Hayeur Smith ...

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Tax dodgers and others stampeded to beat amnesty deadline in March

Tax dodgers and others rushed to take advantage of the Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) controversial amnesty program earlier this year in the weeks before the rules got tougher — and much less generous. CBC News has learned there was almost a doubling of applications under the Voluntary Disclosures Program (VDP) between Dec. 15, when the changes were announced, and the ...

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Trump fires off explosive threat to Iran's leader: 'BE CAUTIOUS!'

U.S. President Donald Trump warned Iranian President Hassan Rouhani late Sunday that he will face dire consequences for threatening the United States. Trump tweeted about the dangers to Iran of making hostile threats after Rouhani said Sunday “American must understand well that peace with Iran is the mother of all peace and war with Iran is the mother of all wars.” Trump ...

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14 victims shot in Toronto's Greektown neighbourhood

One victim is dead and 13 others are in hospital after being shot in Toronto’s Greektown neighbourhood Sunday evening. Of the wounded victims, police have confirmed that a young girl is in critical condition.  It’s unclear how the suspect died, said Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders, noting officers did exchange gunfire. No officers were injured.  Follow along with the latest updates live:  Emergency ...

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Ottawa fails to secure new buyer for Trans Mountain pipeline by deadline

The Canadian government is set to become the official owner of the Trans Mountain  pipeline expansion after failing to quickly flip the project to another private-sector buyer. Pipeline owner Kinder Morgan had been working with the government to identify another buyer before July 22. But with that date set to pass without a deal, it was expected the pipeline company will now ...

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Wonder Woman, Aquaman and Shazam! thrill at Comic-Con

Warner Bros. brought out all the stops Saturday at Comic-Con with an army of stars, surprises and new footage from films like Aquaman, Shazam! and even Wonder Woman 1984, which is only three and a half weeks into production. Jason Momoa, Gal Gadot, Chris Pratt, Johnny Depp and Nicole Kidman were just a few of the starry names to grace the stage of ...

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Eritrean diaspora watches Ethiopia thaw with hope, mistrust

The sudden thaw between longtime enemies Eritrea and Ethiopia is opening up a world of possibilities for the neighbouring countries’ residents: new economic and diplomatic ties, telephone and transport links and the end to one of Africa’s most bitter feuds. But the fledgling peace is raising new questions for Eritrea’s diaspora, tens of thousands who fled their government’s tight grip, ...

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